1. Congregation to mark devastating church fire
  2. Open day for Penrith town centre youth mission project
  3. Christmas Starts with Christ campaign ‘stemming the tide’
  4. Carlisle vicar's key role for Rose Castle peace centre plan
  1. A west Cumbrian congregation is to mark the twentieth anniversary of a blaze which gutted their church.
    Wednesday 24 September 2014
  2. A special open day will herald the start of work on a new town centre meeting place in Penrith to support young people's mission work.
    Tuesday 23 September 2014
  3. The Christmas Starts with Christ church advertising campaign, started six years ago, is making in-roads into raising awareness about the true meaning of Christmas, according to a ComRes survey. The release of the survey results come as organisers say that the campaign is backed by the largest number of churches ever.
    Thursday 11 September 2014
  4. A Carlisle vicar has been appointed chief executive of a Foundation behind plans to create a reconciliation centre at Cumbria's Rose Castle.
    Thursday 11 September 2014
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Bishop James at Dove CottageBishop James at Dove Cottage
Langdale SchoolLangdale School
Choirs, Wardens and BishopChoirs, Wardens and Bishop
The DeanThe Dean
Rydal HallRydal Hall
Rydal HallRydal Hall
Caldbeck PorchCaldbeck Porch
Choir, Mayor after RestorationChoir, Mayor after Restoration
Lanercost PrioryLanercost Priory
Church RoadChurch Road
Carlisle FloodsCarlisle Floods

The Diocese of Carlisle is the Church of England in Cumbria

We look after 351 churches and 106 schools, from Barrow in Furness to Bewcastle and Nicholforest, from St Bees Head to Stainmore.

Our mission is, by God's grace to grow God's Kingdom in Cumbria; our vision is, to see our Churches growing Disciples of all ages.

We are working at the five marks of Discipleship: Maturity in faith, expectant Prayer and Worship, Engagement with society, Outreach, Quality of relationships